Skip to main content

About your Search

20130427
20130505
STATION
KGO (ABC) 9
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)
president obama. i talked to a bunch of my colleagues. i'm not crazy here. this guy looks kind of like president obama. we got that story at, like, midnight. i woke up the next morning and the story blew up. >> politics, pop culture and puppies may seem like a strange recipe for success, but it all seems to make sense when you realize that much comes down to emotion. >> when you think about the way people connect to each other, laugh together, feel emotion together, that is a powerful thing. for light nine, i'm john donvan in new york city. >> coming up next, since cute animals deserve respect, you might love your pets from beautiful birds to fancy fer rit, but would you pay thousands of dollars to get them married? for some pet owners, that's just the beginning. [ female announcer ] jcpenney believes mom deserves to get everything she wants. the best deals are at jcpenney, in-store and online. get 25% off women's apparel and dresses, including her favorite brands like liz claiborne and worthington. plus, st. john's bay is back... at 30% off! and get 20% off fine jewelry. we make it ea
and says religious leaders will not be obligated to officiate any marriage ceremony. >> president obama has wrapped up talks with mexico's recently elected president. they covered a range of issues from trade to illegal drugs and, of course, border security. but for now at least the details are still under wraps. abc's mary bruce traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama arrived yesterday in mexico city where the economy tops the agenda during his three-day tour of latin america. the issue of immigration reform, however, will be hard to ignore. >> i'm optimistic about us getting this done because it's the right thing to do. we've seen leaders from both parties indicate that now is the time to get comprehensive immigration reform done. if we're going to get that done now is the time to do it. >> reporter: with congress poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws mr. obama will have to tread carefully while he's here. any public comments he makes could impact the delicate negotiations back home. although immigration and border security will consume much of the conversati
. is america still the lure it once was? president obama arriving in mexico city to talk immigration reform tonight, as we confirm a surprising number -- how many undocumented immigrants in america have decided to return to mexico. abc's white house correspondent, jim avila, in mexico. >> reporter: footsteps echo through a nearly empty, northern mexico village. expensive homes bolted shut. block after block of shuttered doors in el cargadero, their absentee owners working hundreds of miles away. so where is everybody? >> mostly they're in california. i would say 2/3 of the people from here, they reside in southern california. >> reporter: but now many mexicans, who desperately crossed the northern border for work, are coming home, chased away, not by the fear of deportation, but by u.s. unemployment. >> when the economy started going down, it was hard, especially my work. >> reporter: erika felix, coming home after working illegally for nine years in the united states, hiding in the shadows. >> you're always in fear, you know? >> reporter: a surprising trend so strong, yet often lost in the
. >>> we begin with tough talk on syria from president obama. the president responding to new evidence that the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people. is there enough evidence to act? reen th reena ninan joins usy washington. >> reporter: the president's comments were loaded with caveats. calling the assessment preliminary. one source telling me overnight, will is so much uncertainty, who fired what and at whom. what is the motivation. these are key questions. >> if it is established, that syria was using chemical weapons against their own people, what are the options that the white house has to do? >> reporter: there are no good options, really. military action in syria is something that the white house has wanted to avoid. the focus is on the intelligence picture. we have no public eyewitness accounts of the government firing shels with chemicals at the citizens. the white house is cautious but insisting all options are on the table. >>> new threats from north korea in morning. they say they'll soon put an american on trial for allegedly trying to overthrow that g
she is cooperating with investigators. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >>> president obama has wrapped up talks with mexico's recently elected president. they covered a range of issues trade to illegal drugs. of course, border security. abc's mary bruce traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama arrived yesterday in mexico city where the economy tops the agenda during his three day tour of latin america. issue of immigration reform will be hard to ignore. >> i am optimistic about us getting it done because it is the right thing to do. we have seen leaders from both parties indicate now is the time to get comprehensive immigration reform done. if we are going to get that done now is the time to do it. >> with congress poised to overhaul the immigration laws, mr. obama will have to tread carefully while he is here. any public comments he makes could impact the delicate negotiations back home. although immigration and border security will consume much of the conversation, the trip is intended to focus on economic relations and trade between the u.s. and southern ne
. >> president obama will head to costa rica if a summit with latin american leaders after he speaks to students in mexico and arrived in mexico city yesterday and met with mexican president nieto. the two are talking about america's reduced access in mexico to fight drug trafficking and organized crime under the new leader. since taking office in december, nieto has ended wide-spread access that united states security agencies have had in mexico to tackle the violence affecting both sides of the border. >> still ahead, the frozen food being recalled this morning, the danger it can pose to your health. >> the malpractice law the parents of who children killed in the east bay are demanding that state lawmakers change. >> oakland gets an image boost and a survey says it is more exciting than its neighbor ac >> good morning, everyone, a friday morning. thank god it's friday morning. a look at embarcardero in the bay. we will find out from mike watt weather is going to be like and if it will aid firefighting efforts in a few minutes. >> oakland is emerging from the shadow of the glamorous city acros
the exclusive interview tonight at 10:00 right here on abc 7. >> president obama had high praise for jason collins after collins revealed he is gay. he's the first pro player to come out. the first ever basketball star talked to abc george stephanopoulos. >> jason kol yibz shattering one of the final barrier was these words. i'm a 34-year-old nba center, i'm black, and i'm gay. >> i know i'm the happiest i've ever been. a huge weight has been lifted. >> collins is the first active player in major pro team sports to come outs of the closet. he spoke with george stephanopoulos. >> what was a tipping snoint. >> tipping point was once you tell your parents and their response is positive the rest is down hill after that. >> he received an outpouring of support including a call from president obama. >> seems like a terrific young man. and i told him i couldn't be prouder of him. >> he's been a great guy. a great teammate. >> he's a good guy. i'm praying for him. and i'm looking at it. we'll support each other on and off the court. >> now, the seven foot power house says he wants to pay it forwar
who have been killed, which is fairly small, is an issue for the administration. we're talking about weapons of mass destruction. this wasn't mass destruction. so, i think that's a game assad is playing that makes it more difficult for president obama. >> what would he would be hoping, congresswoman, he tries a few chemical weapons, america and the rest of the world doesn't respond, and that demoralizes the opposition. how far would you go to support more military action? >> no country in the region wants boots on the ground. we had king abdullah come to the united states, what he was asking for was help with a political situation, russia is in a position to help pressure assad, and i think that he has to go. i don't think there's any question about that. but, i think that all of these options have to be looked at, because the day after, the day after assad, is the day that these chemical weapons could be at risk, that if we don't address the growing sectarian that is there, and help the people who are more moderate, we could be in bigger, even bigger trouble the day after. >> i want
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)